Columns

Hope for the best, prepare for the worst

June 27, 2016

Edward Poll Dolan Media Newswires It’s an election year. And if you’ve been paying attention you know that, at the very least, a policy change — perhaps a big one — is on the way. Many of the incoming policies, whether domestic or ...

Word 'brilliant' best described Rosenthal

June 27, 2016

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief By all acc-ounts but her own, she was a feminist, a trailblazer who made her mark long before women were afforded opportunities to shine in the legal world. She was the first woman named as an assistant prosecutor in ...

Think twice about retirement

June 27, 2016

Edward Poll Dolan Media Newswires Death is a fact of life. The only unknown is when you will die. What is known is that people generally live longer now. This longevity affects people’s decision about when to retire. In the mid-1930s, with the passage ...

Murphy was a public servant of highest order

June 27, 2016

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief It’s only fitting that a “Hall of Justice” is named in his honor. After all, the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Frank Murphy was recognized in the legal world as a man far ahead of his time, a jurist ...

A strong firm knows no 'us' and 'them' - only 'we'

June 27, 2016

Edward Poll Dolan Media Newswires BOSTON, MA — “The team with the best players wins,” said Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric. The quality of a law firm’s services is, in large part, determined by the team members who support ...

Cod with toasted almonds

June 27, 2016

Nick Roumel If an email sounds too good to be true, it’s probably from a scam artist calling himself a Nigerian prince. But once in a while, it’s for real. In my case, it dropped in my inbox from Nigella Lawson. The popular British journalist ...